Student Reflection: ArcticNet ASM 2015 – Vancouver, BC December 7-11, 2015

sherilee harper

Written by Lindsay Day, MSc Candidate

This year’s Arctic Net Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver did not disappoint as a fabulous conference to attend. In addition, it also marked the launch of a survey I am doing as part of my thesis research, looking at the practices and approaches being used to bring Indigenous and Western knowledge together in Northern-focused research, practice and policy.

The survey builds on, and aims to assess on a broader scale, some of the key findings from in-depth interviews I’ve conducted with university and community-based researchers who have sought to bring together Indigenous and Western knowledge in their work addressing issues at the intersection of ecosystem and human health.

As the largest annual Arctic research conference in Canada, ArcticNet was certainly the perfect venue for us to promote the survey and I’m thoroughly grateful for the support the ArcticNet team provided. Overall we collected over…

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